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Alabaster model jar, [Type XV a (1)]. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:2


  • ID
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Pit G 4610 A, chamber
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Height: 7.1 cm Diameter: 4.6 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts excavation number
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    11 assorted model vessels registered as EMC_JE_46575 (= EMC_SR_2/1203); of these, ten are in the collection of the Grand Egyptian Museum, GEM_8038. Remaining alabaster model jar originally registered as HUMFA_15-11-54.

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 4610

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, p. 520, fig. 323.

    Reisner, George A., and William Stevenson Smith. The Tomb of Hetep-Heres the Mother of Cheops: a Study of Egyptian Civilization in the Old Kingdom. A History of the Giza Necropolis 2. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1955, p. 97.

Institutions 1